Muscular dystrophy

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  • Cattle Muscle Analysis

    202, 206-208, 214, 216, 220, 222 Duchenne and Becker muscular dystrophy. [Internet]. Genetics Home Reference. [published 2015 October 19; cited 2015 October 22]. Available from: http://ghr.nlm.nih.gov/condition/duchenne-and-becker-muscular-dystrophy Duchenne muscular dystrophy. [Internet]. MedlinePlus. [updated 2014 February 3; cited 2015 October 23]. Available from: https://www.nlm.nih.gov/medlineplus/ency/article/000705.htm Farabee MJ. Muscular and skeletal systems. [Internet]. C1992-2001.…

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  • Anabolic Steroids Essay

    anemia because a disease like Immune Hemolytic Anemia where the body makes its own antibodies that attacks the red blood cells, the body isn’t fully able to fully transport nutrients to body tissues which later leads into muscle and organ failure and dystrophy, due to loss of nutrients. Unless treated by Steroids specifically prednisone which helps the rebuilding of proteins in the body and that relates to the building of hemoglobin that is the main cause of anemia if not built fully. As…

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  • Essay On Stem Cells

    bodies, one must first be aware of the different types of muscles, which include skeletal, cardiac, and smooth muscles. Skeletal muscle is a muscle that is connected to the skeleton, while cardiac muscle, also called myocardial, is the muscular tissue of…

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  • Actinin-3 Essay

    Alpha-actinin-3 is a protein that is encoded by the “athletic gene”, ACTN3, in humans. ACTN3 is located at the long arm of chromosome 11 and encodes for the expression of alpha-actinin-3 protein in fast glycolytic muscle fibers. Fast glycolytic fibers, or type IIb, are responsible for the generation of rapid forceful contractions. There are some individuals who do not have a working version of this gene, which causes the muscle protein to not be created. These individuals are said to have the…

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  • Creatine Supplement Essay

    As far as an athletes perspective on supplementation it seems like a fast and efficient way to get bigger, stronger, and faster effectively. These supplements vary from simple over the counter products such as protein, amino acids, creatine, and even advanced supplements such as anabolic steroids. Some of these are incredible safe and effective while others may do more harm than good. I will be exploring the positive and negative benefits of creatine when taken as a supplement for an athlete (a…

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  • Botox-A Synthesis

    Cosmetic Use of Botulinum Toxin Type A Introduction Botulinum toxin was first identified as a cause of food poisoning over 100 years ago (Carruthers and Carruthers, 2009). Since then, there has been an identification of seven different serotypes labeled A-G; all produced by different strains of the bacteria Clostridium botulinum (Hurkadle et al., 2012). Botulinum toxin type A (BTX-A) is the main and most well-studied serotype that is used in cosmetic (Hurkadle et al., 2012). The BTX-A can be…

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  • Impact On Muscular Endurance

    garments, from companies such as Nike and Adidas, as well as being seen on professional athletes. Muscular endurance can be defined as the muscle’s ability to maintain a contraction or to continue repetitive contraction over a long period of time. Increased muscular endurance is thus associated with increased athletic performance. With medium length distance runners, one could see how increased muscular endurance could benefit their performance in a competitive setting…

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  • The Secrets Of Self-Improvement By Marina Krakovsky

    If you are having trouble gaining muscle, well no worries with the help of Marina Krakovsky’s article, “The Secrets of Self-Improvement”, and comparing it to other writers with their own articles. For some gaining muscle doesn’t come easy. There are different methods to gain muscle. Though Krakovsky can enlighten great methods to oneself looking to gain mass and muscle. In the article, “The Secrets of Self-Improvement,” Marina Krakovsky gives a variety of methods to improve and maintain…

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  • Summary: The Importance Of Strength Training

    deal with a form of weight, be it lifting a weight, pushing/pulling something or withstanding pressure. Strength is considered to be an anaerobic component in that it usually doesn’t take longer than 2 minutes (if it did it would be pushing into muscular endurance.) This type of resistance training can lead to hypertrophy, resulting in larger, denser muscles as when you create micro-tears in the muscles, the body overcompensates by making new muscle fibres. This leads to stronger muscles, this…

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  • Frog Muscle Lab Report

    A single frog leg that was severed from the body at the hip joint was dissected to isolate and expose the gastrocnemius muscle. The gastrocnemius muscle was first separated from the tibiofibula bone, but left attached to the knee and the Achilles tendon. A 15 cm long piece of strong thread was tied tightly around the Achilles tendon of the heel of the frog for later attachment of the muscle to the force transducer equipment. The Achilles tendon below the tied string was then severed and the…

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